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2012-05-22

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Tspiras wants to save the euro

Greek radical left politician and frontrunner in the upcoming elections, Alexis Tsipras continued his EU tour in Germany. His message: I want to save

Greek radical left politician and frontrunner in the upcoming elections, Alexis Tsipras continued his EU tour in Germany. His message: I want to save

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Pakistan supply route is crucial to NATO's Afghan exit

So NATO is fixed on pulling its combat troops out of Afghanistan by the end of 2014. However the cost and ease of the withdrawal depend on a third

So NATO is fixed on pulling its combat troops out of Afghanistan by the end of 2014. However the cost and ease of the withdrawal depend on a third

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Hezbollah calls for calm after Syrian rebels kidnap Lebanese

Hezbollah ha called for calm after 13 Lebanese men were seized by Syrian rebels. The kidnappings have prompted unrest in the Hezbollah stronghold in

Hezbollah ha called for calm after 13 Lebanese men were seized by Syrian rebels. The kidnappings have prompted unrest in the Hezbollah stronghold in

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MEPs consider Greece and growth ahead of informal summit

With EU leaders due to meet for an informal summit in Brussels on Wednesday – the dominating topics on the agenda will be the two Gs – growth and

With EU leaders due to meet for an informal summit in Brussels on Wednesday – the dominating topics on the agenda will be the two Gs – growth and

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Can Italy's Beppe Grillo hold it together?

Italians have given their country’s main political parties a disgusted kick in the ballot box in local elections. Sunday and Monday voting also saw

Italians have given their country’s main political parties a disgusted kick in the ballot box in local elections. Sunday and Monday voting also saw

Business

Boost for STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics got a boost on the markets from a smartphone contract and the French-Italian microchip giant ended Tuesday as the biggest winner

STMicroelectronics got a boost on the markets from a smartphone contract and the French-Italian microchip giant ended Tuesday as the biggest winner

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Baptism of a princess

The gliterrati descended on Stockholm for the baptism of Swedish Princess Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary, future heir to the throne. Estelle is the first

The gliterrati descended on Stockholm for the baptism of Swedish Princess Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary, future heir to the throne. Estelle is the first

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Guilty verdict in Terre'Blanche trial

A South African court has found black farmhand Chris Mahlangu guilty of the murder of white supremacist Eugene Terre’blanche. A second suspect was

A South African court has found black farmhand Chris Mahlangu guilty of the murder of white supremacist Eugene Terre’blanche. A second suspect was

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New Order: new again

By combining New Wave and electronic music, New Order became one of the most critically acclaimed and highly influential bands of the 1980s. Euronews

By combining New Wave and electronic music, New Order became one of the most critically acclaimed and highly influential bands of the 1980s. Euronews

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Controversial Zuma painting vandalised

A controversial painting depicting South African president Jacob Zuma with his genitals out has been defaced. Two men covered the artwork with red

A controversial painting depicting South African president Jacob Zuma with his genitals out has been defaced. Two men covered the artwork with red

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Ex-Libyan PM to be extradited

Tunisia has announced it will extradite former Libyan Prime Minister Al Baghdadi Ali Al-Mahmoudi to Libya. The Tunisian Justice Minister said the

Tunisia has announced it will extradite former Libyan Prime Minister Al Baghdadi Ali Al-Mahmoudi to Libya. The Tunisian Justice Minister said the

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Egypt in first post-Mubarak presidential poll

Egypt holds its first really democratic presidential election on Wednesday and Thursday, and the contest is wide open. There are 12 candidates in

Egypt holds its first really democratic presidential election on Wednesday and Thursday, and the contest is wide open. There are 12 candidates in

Business

IMF tells Britain 'must try harder'

The IMF has said Britain’s struggling economy needs the Bank of England to pump in more money and perhaps cut interest rates, already at a record low

The IMF has said Britain’s struggling economy needs the Bank of England to pump in more money and perhaps cut interest rates, already at a record low

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Italy PM Monti booed as he visits earthquake zone

He came to show solidarity with Italy’s earthquake victims but not everyone in the disaster zone was happy to see Prime Minister Mario

He came to show solidarity with Italy’s earthquake victims but not everyone in the disaster zone was happy to see Prime Minister Mario

Sport

Drogba confirms Chelsea exit

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has confirmed he will quit the club in June less than a week after leading them to Champions League glory. The

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has confirmed he will quit the club in June less than a week after leading them to Champions League glory. The

Sport

Mourinho signs new Real deal

Portugal’s Jose Mourinho has agreed a two-year contract extension with Real Madrid, after taking the Spanish giants to victory in La Liga. The

Portugal’s Jose Mourinho has agreed a two-year contract extension with Real Madrid, after taking the Spanish giants to victory in La Liga. The

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1942 - 'Death match'

The aftermath of the so-called ‘death match’ between the Kiev football team ‘Start’ and a team of Nazi soldiers during World War Two has been hotly

The aftermath of the so-called ‘death match’ between the Kiev football team ‘Start’ and a team of Nazi soldiers during World War Two has been hotly

Culture

Cannes: Festival visit for French culture minister

France’s new Minister of Culture Aurélie Filipetti is in Cannes, meeting industry professionals. Euronews caught up with her and asked her about the

France’s new Minister of Culture Aurélie Filipetti is in Cannes, meeting industry professionals. Euronews caught up with her and asked her about the

Culture

Cannes: Lion of French cinema Alain Resnais

Veteran French director Alain Resnais’ latest film Vous N’Avez Encore Rien Vu – You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet – is among the 22 movies competing for the

Veteran French director Alain Resnais’ latest film Vous N’Avez Encore Rien Vu – You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet – is among the 22 movies competing for the

Culture

Cannes: Polluting Paradise

Award-winning Turkish-German director Fatih Akin has brought his latest film Müll Im Garten Eden or Polluting Paradise to Cannes. It is centred on

Award-winning Turkish-German director Fatih Akin has brought his latest film Müll Im Garten Eden or Polluting Paradise to Cannes. It is centred on

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Dust storm hits Baghdad

A dust storm shrouded the Iraqi capital in a haze, forcing residents to remain indoors and reducing visibility a day ahead of a round of talks

A dust storm shrouded the Iraqi capital in a haze, forcing residents to remain indoors and reducing visibility a day ahead of a round of talks

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Tokyo Sky Tree opens to public

The Tokyo Sky Tree, the world’s tallest broadcasting tower at 634 metres, has opened to the public. The new landmark drew 200,000 visitors on the

The Tokyo Sky Tree, the world’s tallest broadcasting tower at 634 metres, has opened to the public. The new landmark drew 200,000 visitors on the

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Deal with Iran soon says UN nuclear watchdog

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog, Yukiya Amano, expects to sign a deal with Iran soon. The agreement concerns an investigation into claims Iran

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog, Yukiya Amano, expects to sign a deal with Iran soon. The agreement concerns an investigation into claims Iran

Business

Eurozone is biggest threat to growth: OECD

The eurozone heads the list of potential threats to the fragile economic recovery among developed countries according to the Organisation for

The eurozone heads the list of potential threats to the fragile economic recovery among developed countries according to the Organisation for

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School's out in Spain as teachers strike over cuts

From kindergarten to university, Spain’s education system came to a standstill on Tuesday as teachers went on strike in protest at austerity cuts and

From kindergarten to university, Spain’s education system came to a standstill on Tuesday as teachers went on strike in protest at austerity cuts and

Culture

Eurovision in Azerbaijan human rights pledge

Preparations are intensifying in Azerbaijan ahead of Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest. As organisers responded to criticism over human rights in

Preparations are intensifying in Azerbaijan ahead of Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest. As organisers responded to criticism over human rights in

Science_technology

Dutch inventor cleans up water treatment

Water, water everywhere… but most of it is not fit to drink. Around one billion people do not have access to clean water. Untreated or undertreated

Water, water everywhere… but most of it is not fit to drink. Around one billion people do not have access to clean water. Untreated or undertreated

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Canadian student protesters defy emergency law

Student protesters in Canada turned out in their thousands to defy a new law which effectively bans demonstrations against tuition fee hikes. Voted

Student protesters in Canada turned out in their thousands to defy a new law which effectively bans demonstrations against tuition fee hikes. Voted

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Russia: Anti-Putin protesters set to face huge fines

Demonstrators taking a stand against President Vladimir Putin may have to check their wallets first. Fines for breaking the law at rallies in

Demonstrators taking a stand against President Vladimir Putin may have to check their wallets first. Fines for breaking the law at rallies in

Business

UK inflation eases

Annual inflation in Britain fell to its lowest in more than two years in April. It dropped to 3.0 percent from March’s 3.5 percent. That makes it

Annual inflation in Britain fell to its lowest in more than two years in April. It dropped to 3.0 percent from March’s 3.5 percent. That makes it